About Us

BayCare Systems Office

BayCare is the leading, not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at hundreds of locations in the Tampa Bay and West Central Florida regions. BayCare was formed in 1997 by a core group of local hospitals determined to continue providing not-for-profit health care to the Tampa Bay community.

Last Year at BayCare:

$497 million
BayCare's BENEFIT to
the local community 
team members providing
quality care


Today, BayCare has grown to an integrated system operating 15 hospitals, all not-for-profit and driven by the same mission: to provide high-quality, compassionate care to all we serve. BayCare is one of the largest employers in the bay area, with 27,739 team members and substantial economic impact in this area and beyond.

BayCare is West Central Florida’s largest provider of behavioral health and pediatric services and its provider group, BayCare Medical Group, is one of the largest in the region. BayCare’s diverse network of ambulatory services includes laboratories, imaging, surgical centers, BayCare Urgent Care locations, wellness centers and one of Florida’s largest home care agencies, BayCare HomeCare. And its Medicare Advantage insurance plan, BayCarePlus, is among the region’s few 5-star-rated plans.  

For the past three years, IBM Watson Health Top Health Systems has ranked BayCare in the top 20 percent of large U.S. health care systems. BayCare is also a repeat winner as a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For.


Our Mission

Our Values

BayCare Health System will improve the health of all we serve through community-owned services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

The Values of BayCare are trust, respect, and dignity and reflect our responsibility to achieve health care excellence for our communities.

Our Network

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